Lazanski, Dominique

Dominique is a London-based digital policy and strategy consultant and works on cyber security policy and Internet governance for the GSM Association. Her career began in Silicon Valley as one of the early employees of Yahoo!. She spent five years there working on streaming media, search and website editorial. After a brief stint at eBay, she moved to Apple to launch the first iTunes stores in the US. In 2005 Dominique moved to London to complete a masters degree in Information Systems Management at the London School of Economics. She has lived in London ever since working as a freelance digital strategist, three years of which were spent at the TaxPayers’ Alliance working on digital policy.

She was a member of the UK’s Open Data User Group in the Cabinet Office from 2012-2014 and the Tax Transparency Board in Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). She participates on the Multistakeholder Advisory Group on Internet Governance in the UK. Dominique has been involved with Internet governance since attending her first Internet Governance Forum in 2011. She worked on the first Cyberspace Conference with the UK’s Foreign Office and the ICC in London to secure business participation in the conference. Since then she has attended each IGF and participated in workshops as an organizer or speaker. Since joining the GSMA in September 2013, Dominique has lead the members’ Internet Governance Task Force which includes planning and preparations for key Internet governance meetings. Dominique was on the Executive Multistakeholder Committee for Netmundial in April 2014, as appointed by ICC BASIS members, and worked to ensure that business was represented throughout the conference and in the final output documents.